Yael Patir, Israel director of the left-leaning U.S. Jewish body, sat down with Haaretz to talk about Trump, the gap between U.S. and Israeli Jews, and the growing anger at the Israeli peace camp. Though she concedes boycott efforts by some on the left have a negative effect, she rejects calls to keep peace efforts local.01:12 01.05.16 | 2 comments
-----"example, Jerusalem, Palestnians claiming that this is their land and their capital will cause a war. The final status of this is to be determined from negotiations not unilateral declaration of statehood in an area where they have no military power enforcing thier sovereignty."----- Of course, Israel unilaterally annexing East Jerusalem as its territory likewise constitutes an act of war, right Eli? Perhaps even moreso since international law recognizes East Jerusalem as Palestinian--not Israeli--territory.